Issta Lines Ltd. provides travel and tourism services to private and business customers, groups, and organizations in Israel and internationally.
Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||₪78.83|
|52 Week High||₪35.30|
|52 Week Low||₪79.50|
|1 Month Change||19.53%|
|3 Month Change||21.17%|
|1 Year Change||117.58%|
|3 Year Change||33.29%|
|5 Year Change||11.75%|
|Change since IPO||1,259.14%|
Recent News & Updates
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|ISTA||IL Hospitality||IL Market|
Return vs Industry: ISTA exceeded the IL Hospitality industry which returned 52.2% over the past year.
Return vs Market: ISTA exceeded the IL Market which returned 49.1% over the past year.
Stable Share Price: ISTA is not significantly more volatile than the rest of IL stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 5% a week.
Volatility Over Time: ISTA's weekly volatility (5%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
Issta Lines Ltd. provides travel and tourism services to private and business customers, groups, and organizations in Israel and internationally. It offers outbound and domestic tourism services, including scheduled flights, charter flights, vacation packages, organized trips, ski vacations, sports, music, and cruises, as well as complementary services, such as hotels, car rentals, visas, and student cards. The company offers its products through 60 branches in Israel, as well as through call centers and online.
Issta Lines Fundamentals Summary
|ISTA fundamental statistics|
Is ISTA overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|ISTA income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||₪22.47m|
Last Reported Earnings
Jun 30, 2021
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||4.17|
|Net Profit Margin||109.80%|
How did ISTA perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
Is Issta Lines undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Price to Earnings (PE) ratio
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate ISTA's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.
Significantly Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate ISTA's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: ISTA is good value based on its PE Ratio (18.9x) compared to the Asian Hospitality industry average (29.7x).
PE vs Market: ISTA is poor value based on its PE Ratio (18.9x) compared to the IL market (15x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate ISTA's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: ISTA is good value based on its PB Ratio (1.6x) compared to the IL Hospitality industry average (2.9x).
How is Issta Lines forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?
Forecasted Consumer Services industry annual growth in earnings
In this section we usually present revenue and earnings growth projections based on the consensus estimates of professional analysts to help investors understand the company’s ability to generate profit. But as Issta Lines has not provided enough past data and has no analyst forecast, its future earnings cannot be reliably calculated by extrapolating past data or using analyst predictions.
This is quite a rare situation as 97% of companies covered by SimplyWall St do have past financial data.
How has Issta Lines performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: ISTA has a large one-off gain of ₪53.0M impacting its June 30 2021 financial results.
Growing Profit Margin: ISTA's current net profit margins are higher than last year (8.9%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: ISTA's earnings have declined by 0.5% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: ISTA's earnings growth over the past year (75.6%) exceeds its 5-year average (-0.5% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: ISTA earnings growth over the past year (75.6%) exceeded the Hospitality industry 27.2%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: ISTA's Return on Equity (10.1%) is considered low.
How is Issta Lines's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: ISTA's short term assets (₪309.3M) do not cover its short term liabilities (₪588.8M).
Long Term Liabilities: ISTA's short term assets (₪309.3M) do not cover its long term liabilities (₪910.3M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: ISTA's debt to equity ratio (178%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: ISTA's debt to equity ratio has increased from 162.5% to 178% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: ISTA's operating cash flow is negative, therefore debt is not well covered.
Interest Coverage: Insufficient data to determine if ISTA's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT.
What is Issta Lines's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate ISTA's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate ISTA's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if ISTA's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if ISTA's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: ISTA is not paying a notable dividend for the IL market.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of ISTA's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the IL market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average board tenure
Achishai Gal (67 yo)
Mr. Achishai Gal has been the Chief Executive Officer of ISSTA Lines Ltd. since September 01, 1995.
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Achishai's total compensation ($USD317.62K) is below average for companies of similar size in the IL market ($USD663.90K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Achishai's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Experienced Board: ISTA's board of directors are considered experienced (9.9 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Issta Lines Ltd.'s employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Issta Lines Ltd.
- Ticker: ISTA
- Exchange: TASE
- Founded: 1956
- Industry: Hotels, Resorts and Cruise Lines
- Sector: Consumer Services
- Market Cap: ₪1.084b
- Shares outstanding: 13.75m
- Website: https://www.issta.co.il
Number of Employees
- Issta Lines Ltd.
- 8 Menorat HaMaor Street
- Tel Aviv
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2021/10/26 21:17|
|End of Day Share Price||2021/10/26 00:00|
Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.